Even though he is cleared for activities, it is uncertain how soon Porter could return to game action. "The most important thing is his well-being, his health and making sure he's ready to go".
"It's one thing to say he (Porter) has cleared", Martin said last week. There is no point in playing the guy if he gives you five minutes a game. The summer before that, he teamed up with Trae Young to win the Nike EYBL title at Peach Jam.
The top prep prospect in the country last season played just two minutes in Missouri's opener in November.
Junior forward Kevin Puryear would not say whether or not Porter Jr. would play this season. "We'll be excited to have him back practicing", Senior Jordan Barnett told reporters, per Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Porter, expected to be an National Basketball Association lottery pick was hoping to recover from the back injury and to play for his hometown Tigers.
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For now, police continue to explore other properties around the GTA that have been linked to McArthur or his landscaping business. Investigators are awaiting confirmation on the identities of at least three more victims found in the planters.
CBS Sports reporter Jon Rothstein was the first to report the news on Thursday. He's not built to play five minutes a game. To feel it out. It will be heightened to another level come game time, because there is a scouting report.
The Tigers have three regular season games left-at Kentucky on Saturday, at Vanderbilt on Tuesday and vs. Arkansas on March 3. "They still remember the caliber guy he is".
Missouri is 18-10 overall and 8-7 in the SEC, and NCAA tournament projections have them in the 7-seed range. That tournament is three weeks away.